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Ini LGA

INILGA

Location
Ini
Local Government Area was carved out of the former Ikono Local Government Area and is bounded by Ikono, Obot Akara Local Government Areas of the State, and Abia State. It has a landmass of 320,451 square kilometers.

Natural Resources
Limestone, clay, gravel, fine sand, crude oil and iron ore. The forest region provides timber and firewood.

Commerce
Because of the land expanse of the area, the people are predominantly farmers, producing such food items as rice, palm produce, cassava, cocoa, plantain, banana, etc. As the nickname indicates – food basket of Akwa Ibom State – there are good potential for agricultural expansion. Activities by hunters are appreciably noticed.

People
The people of Ini Local Government Area are of the Ibibio stock, and Ibibio language is spoken.

Population

Males Females TOTAL:
52,644 46,552 99,196
* Source: 2006 National Census